Catechism News

St. Pius X | News
11 Oct 2018

be-my-disciples-parish-coverAll parish catechism classes have now begun: on Sunday mornings in the Church basement from 9:30-10:25am OR from 11:30am -12:30pm for Grades 2-8, and Monday evenings at Stonepark Intermediate school from 6:30-7:30pm. Some grades may not have classes at each time and location, depending on numbers and available volunteers. Parents should have received an e-mail with details about your child’s class if they have been registered. Please contact the Parish Office if you did not receive notification. 

Catechism Registration for Grades 2-9:  Online forms are available on the parish website at: http://stpiusxpei.com/ministries-2/catechetics/catechism-registration-grades-2-9/

The link for registering children entering Grade One is: http://stpiusxpei.com/ministries-2/catechetics/grade-one-catechism-registration/

Printed copies of the registration forms are also available on the catechism table in the Church lobby and at the Parish Office.

Registration fees are  now $15 per child or $30 per family after September 1, 2018. Online registration may be completed by placing the fee in a plain envelope, marked “Catechism” with your name, in the collection basket. Cheques may be made payable to St. Pius X Parish.

The parish uses the “Be My Disciples” catechism program for Grades 2-8. Grade one children will attend children’s liturgy at the 10:30am Sunday Mass, for their catechism program. Catechism classes and children’s liturgy will begin on September 23, 2018.

The Confirmation preparation program for Grade 9`s will use the “Decision Point” video-based program for group sessions in the Fall and the RCL Benzinger “Confirmation” program in the New Year. Weekly Confirmation preparation sessions will begin on September 16, 2018 in the MacKenzie Room.

Community Service Bursary – Grade 10, 11 & 12 students who volunteer as Catechists, team teacher’s or Children’s Liturgy Leaders are eligible to receive a bursary from the Province to attend a post-secondary institution. The Bursary is calculated at a rate of $5/hour. Students are required to volunteer a minimum of 30 hours up to a maximum of 150 hours. For further details, visit www.studentloan.pe.ca. Please contact Jerry at the Parish Office (902)894-8480 or catechism@stpiusxpei.com to register for the CSB program.